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Announcements 5-24-16

NR-Logo-2_smallThe Anime Club will be having its final meeting on Thursday, May 26 in Ms. Newsome’s room. If you want to bring food to the end of the year celebration, please feel free to do so.

ROTC will again be collecting funds to build a new water well in Ethiopia. They are collecting from May 22 – May 27 during all lunch shifts. We are $350 away from our goal!  Please held the ROTC by donating.

The last day to purchase prom tickets will be Wednesday, May 25, 2016. See Ms. McElroy or Ms. Jones before or after school to buy tickets. Starting Monday, May 23, payment is CASH ONLY.  No checks will be accepted.  You must also have a permission slip filled out with a parent signature.

The floati will be hosting another art contest that is open to all NRHS students. The Character Design Contest is a drawing and writing contest for those students who love a great character. Top prize is $50.00.  Bring your drawings and writing, and we will see who is the most creative. See Mr. K in the Art Room and the NRHS Website for details on rules and regulations.

Wednesday we will be SOL Testing 4th block classes. Students will report to 2nd block for attendance.  At 8:40 am, students that are testing will be reporting to their testing location. Students not testing will go to their 4th block class.  AM Pruden students will attend Pruden.

Students who have requested information from Guidance regarding scholarships, transcripts or letters:  Please pick them up from the outgoing basket in the Guidance Office before school, lunch and after school.  If your information sits in the basket for more than 30 days, it will be thrown away to make room for other requests.

Yearbooks are not expected to be delivered until AFTER Memorial Day. There will be an announcement when you will be able to pick them up.

The 2016 Senior Awards Night is Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium. RSVP’s are due on Friday, May 13.

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Paint Nite – June 9th 6PM – All Proceeds will be donated to the Dohey Family

Come join us for an evening to benefit the Dohey family.  Tickets must be purchased by June 6th.

Click on the link for more information.  PAINT NITE

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VHSL / Band physicals at NRHS June 1

Band camp 2

All MMW band members are required to have a physical in order to participate in marching band for the fall 2017.  Physicals will be given at NRHS on Wednesday, June 1 @ 4 p.m.  Students 15 and under must have a parent / guardian present.  Physicals are $10 (CASH ONLY).  Contact Sarah Smith or Kristy Brett for more details.  e9a64fdb49e9db19-1_icon-sport-physicals

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Important Information Regarding Dual Enrollment 2016-2017

If you signed up for dual enrollment courses next school year, please come by the Guidance Office to pick up important information regarding the status of the class. Some classes will be taught online and some classes will be taught at Lakeland High School or Nansemond River High School. Please talk to your Guidance Counselor before May 27, 2016 about your intentions to keep the dual enrollment course or make a schedule change.

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Cancellations and Postponements for M, 5.23.16

rainThe baseball game scheduled for today has been postponed. The tennis game scheduled for today has been cancelled.

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Homework for this week….

Monday (5/23/16)

Math: Part 1 for the Math State Test will be administered on Thursday (Study!)

  • complete workbook pgs. 293-294 (Bullock’s HR)
  • complete workbook pgs. 295-296 (Pulley’s HR)
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End of Year Programs

Last Day 2016It’s here! The end of the 2015-2016 school year. All days are FULL days of school.

The school library closes Friday, June 3rd. Be sure to have all library books returned by the end of the day.

Please join us in recognizing all the hard work your children did this year. End of the year programs are as follows:  

? Early Start: June 14th @ 10:00 a.m.

? Preschool: June 14th @ 11:00 a.m.

? Kindergarten: June 15th @10:00 a.m.

? 3rd & 4th Grade: June 15th @ 2:00 p.m.

? 5th Grade: June 16th @ 10:00 a.m.

? 1st & 2nd Grade: June 16th @ 2:00 p.m.

June 17th is the Last Day of School. Report Cards will be issued.

 

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2016 High School Summer School Registration

spsThe 2016 Summer School for high school students will be held at King’s Fork High School from June 27 to July 27, 2016. Tuition is charged for both repeat and new courses.

Summer School Administrator — Shawn Green … KFHS office (757) 923-5240

Regular Session

June 27 – July 27
Mondays through Thursdays only
REPEAT courses
… Morning 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
… Afternoon 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
NEW courses
… 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
… Break from 11:30 to 12 noon (no lunch provided)
… ALSO, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on July 30
The following courses will be offered in the High School Summer Program if class enrollment is sufficient (minimum of 20 students). Courses may be cancelled or offered through a virtual medium if enrollment is low. Students do not have the option of selecting summer school sections. The staff will assign students to section(s) based on enrollment. Students taking a single repeat course will be assigned to either a morning or afternoon section. Students taking two repeat courses or a new course will attend from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

 

New Course Offerings

Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis (AFDA)
Ecology
Economics and Personal Finance
English 10
English 11
English 12 *
Virginia & United States Government 12 *
Oceanography
* Courses will be taught virtually/blended – attendance two times per week per course.
All virtual work must be completed by the last day of the summer school program.

 

Repeat Course Offerings

Algebra I
Algebra II
Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis (AFDA)
Biology
Earth Science
Ecology
English 9
English 10
English 11
English 12 *
Geometry
Oceanography
World History/Geography I and II
Virginia and United States Government 12 *
Virginia and United States History

* Courses will be taught virtually/blended.  Attendance is two times per week.  All virtual work must be completed by the last day of the summer school program.

Graduation Ceremony:  10 a.m. Thursday, July 28, 2016 in the KFHS auditorium

Tuition for Suffolk Residents

$150 for one (1) repeat course
$300 for two (2) repeat courses
$300 for one (1) new course

Tuition for Non-Suffolk Residents

$200 for one (1) repeat course
$400 for two (2) repeat courses
$400 for one (1) new course

 

REGISTRATION:  All students must receive prior approval, in writing from their principal, in order to enroll in the Suffolk Public Schools High School Summer Program. There will be no Friday registration after June 10, 2016. A signed Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Policy (AUP) will be required with both parent and student signatures.

Registration Dates for Suffolk Residents

June 1 – June 17 – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at  King’s Fork High, Lakeland High, and Nansemond River High.
Personal checks for tuition will be accepted until June 3 only. After June 3, tuition must be paid in cash or by money order.  After June 17, registration will only be accepted at King’s Fork High.  Proof of residency & permission letters are required for non-SPS students.

Registration Date for Non-Suffolk Residents

June 21 only … 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at King’s Fork High only
Cash or money orders only.  Testing Identifier Number is required with permission letters and registration forms.

Tuition will NOT be refunded. Students who plan to attend conventions, summer camps, conferences, athletic contests, or go on vacation during the summer school dates should NOT enroll in the program.


ATTENDANCE:  
Students will be dropped from a New Course after 2 days absent, and from a Repeat Course after 1 day absent. Three tardies (being late to class) equate to one day’s absence.


DISCIPLINE:  
Students are expected to follow the rules and regulations enforced during the regular school year. If a student is dismissed because of conduct, tuition will NOT be refunded.

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Postponements 5-23-16

NR-Logo-2_smallThe Varsity Girls’ Soccer vs Gloucester conference tournament game has been postponed and rescheduled for Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

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High School Summer School – Register June 1 – June 17

The 2016 summer school for high school students will be held at King’s Fork High School from June 27 to July 27.

Tuition is charged for both repeat and new courses.

The following courses will be offered in the High School Summer Program if class enrollment is sufficient (minimum of 20 students). Courses may be cancelled or offered through a virtual medium if enrollment is low.

Students do not have the option of selecting summer school sections. The staff will assign students to section(s) based on enrollment. Students taking a single repeat course will be assigned to either a morning or afternoon section. Students taking two repeat courses or a new course will attend from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Summer School Administrator — Shawn Green … KFHS office (757) 923-5240

Regular Session

June 27 – July 27
Mondays through Thursdays only
REPEAT courses
… Morning 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
… Afternoon 12 noon to 4 p.m.
NEW courses
… 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
… Break from 11:30 to 12 noon, but no lunch provided
… ALSO, 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on July 30
New Course Offerings

Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis (AFDA)
Ecology
Economics and Personal Finance
English 10
English 11
English 12 *
Virginia & United States Government 12 *
Oceanography
* Courses will be taught virtually/blended – attendance two times per week per course.
All virtual work must be completed by the last day of the summer school program.
Repeat Course Offerings

Algebra I
Algebra II
Algebra, Functions, and Data Analysis (AFDA)
Biology
Earth Science
Ecology
English 9
English 10
English 11
English 12 *
Geometry
Oceanography
World History/Geography I and II
Virginia and United States Government 12 *
Virginia and United States History
* Courses will be taught virtually/blended — attendance two times per week
All virtual work must be completed by the last day of the summer school program.
Graduation Ceremony

10 a.m. Thursday, July 28 … KFHS auditorium
Tuition for Suffolk Residents

$150 for one (1) repeat course
$300 for two (2) repeat courses
$300 for one (1) new course
Tuition for Non-Suffolk Residents

$200 for one (1) repeat course
$400 for two (2) repeat courses
$400 for one (1) new course
REGISTRATION
All students must receive prior approval, in writing from their principal, in order to enroll in the Suffolk Public Schools High School Summer Program. There will be no Friday registration after June 10, 2016. A signed Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Policy (AUP) will be required with both parent and student signatures.

Registration Dates for Suffolk Residents

June 1 – June 17 … 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
King’s Fork High, Lakeland High, and Nansemond River High
Personal checks for tuition will be accepted until June 3 only. After June 3, tuition must be paid in cash or by money order.
After June 17, registration will only be accepted at King’s Fork High.
Proof of residency & permission letters are required for non-SPS students.
Registration Date for Non-Suffolk Residents

June 21 only … 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
at King’s Fork High only
Cash or money orders only
Testing Identifier Number is required with permission letters and registration forms.
Tuition will NOT be refunded. Students who plan to attend conventions, summer camps, conferences, athletic contests, or go on vacation during the summer school dates should NOT enroll in the program.

ATTENDANCE … Students will be dropped from a New Course after 2 days absent, and from a Repeat Course after 1 day absent. Three tardies (being late to class) equate to one day’s absence.

DISCIPLINE … Students are expected to follow the rules and regulations enforced during the regular school year. If a student is dismissed because of conduct, tuition will NOT be refunded.

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Homework for the week of May 23-27-2016

Homework for the week of 23-27

Reading

Mon-Fri- AR Reading-Summaries on Friday

Complete Nonfiction Reading Comprehension worksheet 85-86-on Main Idea and Details

Wed-Reading comprehension test-

History

Homework for the week of 23-27

Reading

Mon-Fri- AR Reading-Summaries on Friday

Complete Nonfiction Reading Comprehension worksheet 85-86-on Main Idea and Details

Wed-Reading comprehension test-

History

TSW study US1.9f- describing the effects of war from the perspectives of Union and Confederate soldiers (including African American soldiers), women, and enslaved African Americans.

 

 Wed-Quiz – TSW study US1.9f

Writing

AR summaries-AM & PM Students

Wed-Grammar quiz Wed-Homeroom only

 

Reading

Mon-Fri- AR Reading-Summaries on Friday

Complete Nonfiction Reading Comprehension worksheet 85-86-on Main Idea and Details

Wed-Reading comprehension test-

History

TSW study US1.9f- describing the effects of war from the perspectives of Union and Confederate soldiers (including African American soldiers), women, and enslaved African Americans.

 

 Wed-Quiz – TSW study US1.9f

Writing

AR summaries-AM & PM Students

Wed-Grammar quiz Wed-Homeroom only

Math Sol Testing– May 26 & 27th Thursday and Friday- Please study!

 

 

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Announcements 5-23-16

NR-Logo-2_smallThe Anime Club will be having its final meeting on Thursday, May 26 in Ms. Newsome’s room. If you want to bring food to the end of the year celebration, please feel free to do so.

ROTC will again be collecting funds to build a new water well in Ethiopia. They are collecting from May 22 – May 27 during all lunch shifts. We are $350 away from our goal!  Please held the ROTC by donating.

The last day to purchase prom tickets will be Wednesday, May 25, 2016. See Ms. McElroy or Ms. Jones before or after school to buy tickets. Starting Monday, May 23, payment is CASH ONLY.  No checks will be accepted.  You must also have a permission slip filled out with a parent signature.

The floati will be hosting another art contest that is open to all NRHS students. The Character Design Contest is a drawing and writing contest for those students who love a great character. Top prize is $50.00.  Bring your drawings and writing, and we will see who is the most creative. See Mr. K in the Art Room and the NRHS Website for details on rules and regulations.

Tuesday we will be SOL Testing 3rd block classes. Students will report to 1st block for attendance.  At 8:40 am, students that are testing will be reporting to their testing location. Students not testing will go to their 3rd block class.  AM Pruden students will attend Pruden.

Students who have requested information from Guidance regarding scholarships, transcripts or letters:  Please pick them up from the outgoing basket in the Guidance Office before school, lunch and after school.  If your information sits in the basket for more than 30 days, it will be thrown away to make room for other requests.

Yearbooks are not expected to be delivered until AFTER Memorial Day. There will be an announcement when you will be able to pick them up.

The 2016 Senior Awards Night is Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 6:30 pm in the Auditorium. RSVP’s are due on Friday, May 13.

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Team Creekside raises over $12,000 for American Cancer Society!

Thanks to everyone who supported Team Creekside and Relay for Life!  With all your hard work, we have almost doubled our total from last year with over $12,000.  Here’s hoping that one day we will not need to Relay but until then let’s “Relay On” for a cure for cancer.

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Testing Time

testing

We are in the midst of SOL testing time, and while this generally brings on feelings of anxiety, we just want students to try their best and feel proud of themselves when they finish testing.  Below are some tips to help students and families prepare for success.

1.  Get a good nights’ sleep

2. Eat breakfast

3. Wear comfortable clothing and dress in layers

4.  Be on time for the test

5. Follow directions

6.  Read questions carefully

7. Do the easy questions first and mark the ones you are having trouble with

8. Eliminate answers you know are wrong, “slash the trash”

9. Check your work

10.  KEEP A POSITIVE ATTITUDE!  You can do it!

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Monday, May 23

Math SOL (CAT-computer-adaptive test) tomorrow 

400 or better!

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Week of May 23rd

Spelling Words:

List A: weigh, sleigh, eight, weight, light, high, bright, knight, fright, might

List B:  brighten, candlelight, copyright, eyesight, limelight, eighteenth, neighborhood, outweighed, airtight, delightful

Both:  sleigh, delight, right, eighteen, neighbor Weekly Story:  Risky Rides

Contact Information

Email: stacysammons@spsk12.net

Phone: 923-4167

Check out our blog here:

http://blogs.spsk12.net/2303/

            Homework:

Please complete all homework in your homework notebook or math workbook.  Do not tear any pages out.  Thanks!

Monday

  • Math WB 223
  • Spelling menu
  • Read story and answer 1 question
  • Study for Economics test each night

Tuesday

  • Math WB 224
  • Spelling menu
  • Read story and answer 1 question

Wednesday

  • Math WB 225
  • Spelling menu
  • Read story and answer 1 question

Thursday

  • Math WB 226
  • Spelling menu
  • Read story and answer 1 question

 

 

Teacher’s  Corner

  • Economics test Friday May 27th
  • No School May 30th
  • End of the Year Recognition Ceremony June 16th @ 2:10

 

 

 

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5/23

study for math SOL test tomorrow

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What We’re Learning, May 23-May 27, 2016

Reading:  We are reading stories in our reading series. We are working on dictionary skills as well as nonfiction passages and main idea. Writing research papers are finished. We will concentrate on descriptive writing and paragraphs in preparation for second grade.

Math:  Continue to review all skills. We will have class assessments on various skills until June 8.

Science: Continue to follow the review schedule sent home in the red folders with end of the year study guides.

Social Studies: Continue to follow the review schedule sent home in the red folders with the end of the year study guides.

Note: May 30 is Memorial Day; there is no school that day. Tuesday, May 31 is Field Day. Notes will go home with that information Tuesday.

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Mrs. Martie’s Newsletter for the week of 5-23-16

Mrs. Martie’s Newsletter for the week of 5-23-16
Dear Parents and Guardians,
We will have our end of the year party on the last day of school, 6-17-16. I will let you know what we need for you to send in.

If your child forgets to bring home his/her agenda with the homework sheet in it, please go to my blog to find all that information. Mrs. Martie’s blog http://blogs.spsk12.net/5133/

We will work on the following skills in Reading this nine weeks in addition to all previous skills:
decode regular multisyllabic words
homophones
identify main idea in fiction/nonfiction texts
identify problem/solution in fiction texts

In Science this grading period we will continue to study plants and the products that come from them.

This week in Social Studies we will continue to learn about consumers, producers, scarcity, and economic cost.

This week in Math the students will work with calendars and temperature. Next we will start on 3 digit addition/subtraction. After that we will start on the multiplication tables.

I want to thank you in advance for any reinforcement of the skills that you can provide at home.

Sincerely,
Mrs. Cindy Martie
Cynthiamartie@spsk12.net

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